today’s jobs demand
You don’t need to get an advanced degree to benefit from a philosophy major. Philosophy is good for any career.
employers want people who:
Comprehend What they Read
Raise the Right Questions
Know how to Evaluate Others’ Claims
Write & Speak Clearly & Persuasively
Value Multiple Perspectives
A PHILOSOPHY MAJOR:
Now is the best opportunity in your life to explore philosophy. Examine your life and your world while you have all the resources of MSU at your fingertips!
For law school
Philosophy majors do better on the LSAT than any other majors except math and economics — ten percentile better than political science majors!
For medical school
Philosophy majors do better on the MCAT than biology majors! Take a few physics, biology, and chemistry courses, but use your philosophy major to excel on the writing and verbal reasoning sections!
For BUSINESS school
Philosophy majors do better on the GMAT than all but math, CS physics, and engineering majors! Be prepared for the new “Integrated Reasoning” section!
For grad school
Philosophy majors do better on the GRE total than any social science or humanities majors offered at MSU!
WORDS FROM ALUMNI
Why did you choose Philosophy at MSU?
Olivia Jamrog ‘16
How has studying philosophy at prepared you for life after MSU ?
Soujoud Hamade ‘16